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Trump News Today: Stormy Daniels denies court order to pay former president’s legal bills, vows to go to jail instead

Eric Trump says Putin could say Donald Trump was ‘a very strong person’

After losing her libel case against Donald Trump, adult film star Stormy Daniels says she refused to follow a federal court order to pay the former president’s legal bills, promising “to go to jail” instead.

“I’ll go to jail before I pay a dime,” Ms Daniels wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Mr Trump and his children – Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump – have filed a lawsuit in their fight against the New York Attorney General’s attempt to depose them in a civil investigation into the Trump Organization. . Their lawyers argued that a lower court erred in denying the Trumps’ request to have their subpoenas.

Mr Trump started his week with a bizarre phone interview on Fox Business in which he called Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats an “n word”, dismissed climate change as “a thing called weather”, and insisted that he would keep running. on allegedly stealing the 2020 election despite the host’s suggestion it could hurt Republicans at the polls.

Following his remarks, Representative Liz Cheney warned that Mr. Trump could face criminal penalties for the attacks on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

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Kinzinger on Zelensky’s comments of Greene

Extremist MP Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has circulated various conspiracy theories surrounding the invasion of Ukraine, was recently filmed at a town hall event agreeing that Volodymyr Zelensky and the Ukrainian government are corrupt, and more precisely if she agreed with her colleague Madison Cawthorn, who has been widely condemned for calling Mr. Zelensky a “thug.”

Ms Greene said she agreed with Mr Cawthorn’s assessment. That in turn saw Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy slated to not stand up to Ms Greene over her remarks, as he repeatedly failed to do so.

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ICYMI: Eric Trump ridiculed for trying to mock Biden

Eric Trump was quickly ridiculed after criticizing Joe Biden for taking a bike ride while spending the weekend at his beach house in Delaware amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.

“Here you have Biden on this beach cruiser with this ridiculous big reflector up front. It might as well have had a little horn on it,” Mr. Trump told Fox News on Monday, comparing the president to his father “giving speeches in front of F-35s, talking about how he is building the greatest military in the world. already seen”.

However, many social media users have noted that Donald Trump is often seen playing golf as president.

Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 08:39

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Hillary Clinton tested positive for Covid-19

Hillary Clinton announced that she had tested positive for Covid-19 and had “mild cold symptoms” but was “feeling fine”. The former secretary of state said former President Bill Clinton tested negative.

Her husband is “quarantined until our household is completely cleared,” she announced on Twitter. “Movie recommendations appreciated!”

The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate added that she was “more grateful than ever for the protection that vaccines can provide against serious illnesses” and encouraged Americans to get vaccinated.

Read the details of this report in Alex Woodward.

Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 06:53

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Capitol riot suspect granted refugee status in Belarus

California resident Evan Neumann, 48, is wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for his role in the January 6, 2021, uprising, when supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed Capitol Hill to oppose the election of Joe Biden as president.

Mr Neumann sold his house and left the United States after learning of the charges. He first fled to Ukraine, then walked through Belarus in August.

“US citizen Evan Neumann has been granted refugee status in Belarus,” the Belarusian state-run Belta news agency said in a tweet on Tuesday.

“The document was given to him today at the citizenship and migration service of the interior affairs directorate of the Brest regional executive committee.”

Read the details of this report in Sravasti Dasgupta.

Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 6:26 a.m.

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US ends Trump-era tariffs on British steel

The United States and Britain ended a four-year dispute over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs on Tuesday by pledging to work together.

In a joint statement, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said the deal would protect steel and aluminum companies — and their workers — in both countries, allowing allies to focus on what they call “China’s unfair trade practices”. ”

The Trump administration had imposed tariffs of 10% on aluminum and 25% on steel in March 2018 under Section 232 of the National Security Act to protect American producers from a flood of subsidized imports.

Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 6:15 a.m.

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“Hanging out with Trump is awesome,” Kid Rock tells Tucker Carlson

Springing from his friendship with former President Donald Trump, American singer-songwriter Kid Rock told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson that it was great to hang out and play golf with the former president.

Kid, born Robert James Ritchie, said after meeting Mr Trump at the White House and “we ended up becoming buddies”.

“Spend a lot of time [together] at the golf course now. It’s really weird getting phone calls from him and all that. It’s kind of mind blowing,” he told Carlson.

Spending time with Mr. Trump is “awesome, so much fun,” said Kid, whose new album Bad Reputation was released on Monday. “He just knows how to have fun. Doesn’t take it too seriously. He’s engaging.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Kid Rock on October 11, 2018

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Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 05:37

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Guiliani ‘learned the lesson of Russian disinformation’ from Trump, says Yovanovitch

Rudy Giuliani “completely absorbed the lesson of Russian disinformation” while working for then-President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 U.S. election, former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch wrote in her essays. new memoirs, Business Insider reported.

“Giuliani saw [Volodymyr] Zelensky’s interest in meeting with Trump as an opportunity to move forward with his plan to paint Joe Biden as corrupt,” she wrote in her book. lessons on board, in an apparent reference to Mr Trump’s attempt to extort the Ukrainian president for political dirt on Joe Biden.

The revelation that the then president was secretly linking military aid to an investigation into Joe and Hunter Biden, his son, led to Mr Trump’s first impeachment by the House of Representatives.

“If the President of Ukraine announces that his government plans to investigate Biden, Trump and Giuliani could run with the narrative that Biden must be corrupt; otherwise, why would Ukraine investigate,” she wrote.

“What was also becoming clearer was that Giuliani was focused on announcing an investigation rather than a real investigation.”

“Apparently, he had completely learned the lesson of Russian disinformation: the allegation can be just as damaging as the action, and it’s easier, faster and cheaper to deploy.”

Marie Yovanovitch speaks during a ceremony awarding her the Trainor Prize for ‘Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy’ at Georgetown University on February 12, 2020 in Washington, DC

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Namita SingMarch 23, 2022 05:07

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‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder complains Marjorie Taylor Greene didn’t attend trial

Couy Griffin, the New Mexico county commissioner convicted Tuesday of trespassing on Capitol grounds during the Jan. 6 riot, is upset with Marjorie Taylor Greene and other far-right officials for missing his brief trial in Washington.

Olivier O’ConnellMarch 23, 2022 04:50

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Eric Trump ridiculed for comments on Biden’s bike

Eric Trump was quickly ridiculed after criticizing Joe Biden for taking a bike ride while spending the weekend at his beach house in Delaware amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Olivier O’ConnellMarch 23, 2022 4:25 a.m.

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‘Cowboys for Trump’ founder convicted of misdemeanor in Capitol riot

Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge stemming from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Footage shown in Judge Trevor McFadden’s courtroom showed Mr. Griffin, an Otero County commissioner, climbing a bike ramp as he made his way to the Capitol. Mr Griffin faces up to a year in prison for trespassing on restrictive grounds in the capital, although Mr McFadden acquitted him of a separate charge of disorderly conduct.

Olivier O’ConnellMarch 23, 2022 04:02